What to plant before and after day lilies bloom

I am considering planting a variety of day lilies in a bed in my front yard that gets full sun. My concern is what to plant before they bloom in July and after the blooms have finished. The bed is…

Phlox subulata

Hi I bought small phlox last November, they were on sale. I planted them in my garden. So you think they will have a chance to survive the winter because I planted them late? Thanks you very much.…

Flowering perennials for wet boggy areas

I live in Waterloo, Ontario and have been trying to plant a garden for birds, bees and butterflies. The problem is the space is wet year round. In some places it has standing water during fall and during spring showers,…

Long Blooming Perennials: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

  Perennials are plants that renew themselves each year from their hardy roots. Although there are woody perennials, such as trees and shrubs, the plants most people refer to as perennials are herbaceous plants that die back to the ground…